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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-11-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 821
Posted By Athos
I have both problems. Here's a couple of links I...

I have both problems. Here's a couple of links I found this morning related to the Trans program/transmission. It could be that you need new automatic transmission fluid/filter or a transmission...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-10-2011, 02:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 591
Posted By Athos
Basic stereo upgrade questions

I just purchased a 2000 528i and I'm a newcomer to this forum. The car has a cassette deck in it (!) that fits under a folding trim fascia. Basically I'm looking to upgrade the system and would...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 04-18-2007, 05:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,696
Posted By Athos
This may be a non-issue if you are about to buy...

This may be a non-issue if you are about to buy soon. I tried buying the Good Year F1s for my car and was told by a couple of places (including Tire Rack) that they are back ordered 8 to 10 weeks on...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-04-2006, 04:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,831
Posted By Athos
Interesting post. Here are a few questions: ...

Interesting post. Here are a few questions:

1. What type of wheels do you have?
2. Do you have the sport suspension or is your suspension modified in any way?
3. What are you doing for a spare...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-02-2006, 04:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,375
Posted By Athos
I prefer leather. Many people prefer leatherette...

I prefer leather. Many people prefer leatherette (which also saves money.) Sit in a car equipped with each and see what you prefer.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-01-2006, 01:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,661
Posted By Athos
Of course, it's best to drive safely. :rolleyes:...

Of course, it's best to drive safely. :rolleyes: But why not drive safely and take advantage of safety technology? All that is being expressed here is an appreciation for active safety engineering....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-01-2006, 09:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,661
Posted By Athos
Agreed. I have been to performance driving...

Agreed.
I have been to performance driving school a couple of times and it's certainly true that this kind of training has a lot of value. But the vast majority of drivers don't have the time or...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 10-29-2006, 09:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,676
Posted By Athos
The pages you link to indicate the following:...

The pages you link to indicate the following: "Below are just a few highlights from the past week's coverage:" so their weekly compendium is not comprehensive. Incidentally, when I followed your...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 10-27-2006, 09:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,676
Posted By Athos
Dating published material is certainly better...

Dating published material is certainly better than not dating it but recirculating old material is still confusing and runs counter to the publication's mission. I think most of us go to LLN to find...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 10-26-2006, 10:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,676
Posted By Athos
Yep. I acknowledged this in my second post above....

Yep. I acknowledged this in my second post above. Left Lane News seems to post a lot of stuff late or perhaps they are recycling old material to give the impression that their site is fresh.
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 10-26-2006, 10:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,676
Posted By Athos
Sorry about these since apparently they are...

Sorry about these since apparently they are pretty old. Just found out from Jason over at E90Post that these were posted several months ago on that board.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-26-2006, 09:05 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,555
Posted By Athos
Germany is the only country that I am aware of...

Germany is the only country that I am aware of that has some areas (some, not all) on the autobahn with no speed limit. It sounds like you got lucky. European police in all countries will give you a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-26-2006, 08:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,408
Posted By Athos
I vastly prefer the look of the Euro plates but...

I vastly prefer the look of the Euro plates but you have to have California plates in state. They will ticket you in San Francisco if you don't have a front plate and they will pull you over if you...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 10-26-2006, 08:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,676
Posted By Athos
New M3 spy pics in Leftlane News

http://www.leftlanenews.com/2006/06/02/20072008-bmw-m3-spied-2/
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-12-2006, 05:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,961
Posted By Athos
+3

+3
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 07-25-2006, 12:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,203
Posted By Athos
1-series spotted in San Francisco

I saw a grey 1-series in San Francisco a week ago on Lincoln Blvd near the Golden Gate Bridge. I didn't catch the model number or see the plate. I'm certain it was a 1-series and my son confirmed it....
Forum: European Delivery 04-13-2006, 11:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,347
Posted By Athos
I did my ED through Dave Parker at Stevens Creek...

I did my ED through Dave Parker at Stevens Creek for about $XXXX over ED invoice. I agree that buying in Oregon doesn't save much once you add the cost in time and travel to go there and come back....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-13-2006, 11:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,893
Posted By Athos
Manual test drivers available in the bay area

Last summer, I test drove the 330i and 325i models at four dealerships in the San Francisco bay area. All had a manual test driver and half of them had manuals in both models. I did end up ordering a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-16-2006, 05:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,479
Posted By Athos
When you buy a premium car at a premium price you...

When you buy a premium car at a premium price you should get premium service. Not replying to an email is not even passable service. BMW makes a big deal about their technology. Email isn't even...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-30-2005, 12:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,668
Posted By Athos
The M35's tail lights are immense and ridiculous....

The M35's tail lights are immense and ridiculous. It's a big car and not really a competitor for the 3-series. I like the way the G35 looks but I don't like the M35--it looks bloated to me. I've test...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-20-2005, 09:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,225
Posted By Athos
Adrian didn't say there was a shortage of...

Adrian didn't say there was a shortage of aluminum material. He said the supplier was having a difficult time producing the aluminum trim. That could be due to some other reason, such as the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-14-2005, 07:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,773
Posted By Athos
I thought it was 3 inches wider. That's a visible...

I thought it was 3 inches wider. That's a visible difference.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-01-2005, 11:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,301
Posted By Athos
Since the Xenons, Premium Sound, and Power seats...

Since the Xenons, Premium Sound, and Power seats are all included in the price of the 330, I would suggest you consider whether it makes sense to buy that model. You are basically paying around $3K...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-29-2005, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By Athos
I'm not sure I understand the feature you were...

I'm not sure I understand the feature you were investigating but I'm interested. Does this mean that the key would somehow personal seat and mirror positions and restore them to these positions once...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-28-2005, 08:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,301
Posted By Athos
Viva, You may also find the "stickies" at...

Viva,

You may also find the "stickies" at the top of the thread list useful. They contain the invoice pricing information for each model and all the options. You want to add up the total invoice...
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